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Local artist, Brian Turner, on CTV and showing in Cumberland Village
Long Weekend Headlines

Rockland has a new Taxi Service
Keep in touch - Join Danielle's Facebook Page
Dale's Cemetery Annual Memorial Service Sunday, June 10
Our columnist Alberte Villeneuve launches new novel


More local and regional news briefs
Latest bulletins from Clarence-Rockland City Hall
Burn Ban Status


Selective Traffic Enforcement Program (STEP)
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Rockland artist, Brian Turner, on CTV and in Cumberland Village
(Monday, May 21, 2018) This just in... Rockland artist Brian Turner is going to be on the Ottawa CTV Morning Show with Sarah Freeman, tomorrow morning, Tuesday May 22nd.

They are interviewing him about his art. They will do a teaser with him at 9:00 a.m. and a four minute segment with him at 9:30 a.m. If you want to watch it and do not get the Ottawa Morning Show where you are, it can probably be found on the Internet. (
Editor's note: we will post it if it can be located? - Photo from his website.) Read more...
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Gas prices expected to rise on long weekend
Motorists in many parts of Canada are expected to see rising gasoline prices as they fire up their vehicles for road adventures on the Victoria Day long weekend.
But price direction will vary across the country, said fuel market analyst Dan McTeague of GasBuddy.com. Prices are expected to rise in Ontario, the Maritimes, Manitoba and Saskatchewan, but fall from recent peaks in Alberta and Quebec.
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NCC's bikedays kicks off this weekend
50 kilometeres of scenic parkways in Ottawa and Gatineau Park will be closed to cars and buses every Sunday morning. The National Capital Commission is partnering with the Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada and Nokia to offer residents a chance to bike, in-line skate, walk, run, or jog through some of the city's charming locations. More...
 
OPP aim to prevent tragedy this long weekend
While the Victoria Day long weekend may involve heading out on the water, the OPP are trying to make sure everyone lives to tell the tale on Tuesday morning. Last year, the number of boating deaths hit an eight-year high -- with 31 people dying on OPP-patrolled waterways. In 2016, 23 people died on the water. More...
 
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Danielle Mantha's Facebook page... a must to join
(Monday, April 30, 2018) Rockland resident Danielle Mantha developed and manages the Rockland Friends andNeighbours (Q&A and Chat Facebook Page. Her's is a terrific resource and contribution to Rockland. Danielle keeps us up-to-date on current events and City news. Well worth joining this group if you want to keep in touch!. Click on the above link to join up.
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Cumberland Village:
Dale's Cemetery Annual Memorial Service Sunday, June 10
(Cumberland Village - 2018) The Dale's Cemetery Memorial Service has been going for well over 50 years and the current instalment will be held on Sunday, June 10, at 2:30 p.m., with the Reverend Robet Merritt (Cumberland United Church) officiating.


Check out our Dale's Cemetery web page for more information.
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Local And Regional News Items

Alfred Bog set to become provincial park

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A rare type of bog 75 kilometres east of Ottawa is set to become a new
provincial park. The Alfred Bog, which is south of the community of Alfred,
is home to turtles, the odd moose and carnivorous plants such as the
pitcher plant and sundew..
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Police ask for help again on Jessica Godin case

Someone somewhere knows how Jessica Godin ended up dead in a ditch in Fournier
six years ago. The information that could help police close the file on this
hit-and-run fatality is now worth $100,000.
Click here for more.


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Selective Traffic Enforcement Program (STEP) for MAY:
The Gatineau Police Service and Ottawa Police Service’s Selective Traffic Enforcement Program (STEP) will focus on
motorcycle safety and unsafe vehicles and heavy trucks during the month of May.

Motorcycle Safety
Between 2012 and 2016, there were 734 collisions involving motorcycles resulting in 603 injuries and 17 fatalities.

Unsafe vehicles and heavy trucks
Between 2012 and 2016, 627 reportable collisions on Ottawa roadways involved unsafe vehicles resulting in 182 injuries and 4 fatalities. Causes of these collisions included defective brakes, steering, tires, lights, engine controls, trailer hitches, suspension, as well as obscured vision.

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Check out the Ottawa Police Service
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Rockland/Ottawa Gas Prices

A: Cheapest prices
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B: Average Price Today
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Tomorrow's Gas Prices Today with Dan McTeague's forecast... More...


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Superman actress Margot
Kidder dead at age 69

 
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Kidder was best known for her role opposite Christopher Reeve in the Superman films of the 1970s and 1980s.
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As of today, there is no burn ban.
Enjoy your weekend backyard fires, but don't forget to get a permit through the
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